How to Remove Windows 10 Updates

Last Updated on 9 de Janeiro, 2021 by Vítor Fernandes

Windows Update is a Microsoft service for the Windows 9x and Windows NT families of operating system, which automates downloading and installing Microsoft Windows software updates over the Internet. The service delivers software updates for Windows, as well as the various Microsoft antivirus products, including Windows Defender and Microsoft Security Essentials.wikipedia

In the October 2018th Microsoft brought some annoyances updates for Windows 10 users. For example, when associating files, badly allocated drivers, anyway… the programs stop working!

1 – Check the last entries on your Windows update system.

powershell -command "wmic qfe list brief /format:table"

2 – To remove a Windows update entrie.

Change with your own eg: KB4579311 (the KB4579311 will be the update to remove).

powershell -command "wusa /uninstall /KB4579311 /norestart"

Remove all the updates (when you don’t know the problem).

This command will create an automatic script with the name UNINSTALL on your the Desktop.

powershell -command "set-location ~/desktop; cmd /c "wmic qfe get hotfixid >>temp01.txt"; get-content temp01.txt | select-object -skip 1 | out-file temp02.txt; (get-content temp02.txt) | foreach-object { $_ -replace "kb", "kb:" } | set-content temp03.txt; cmd /c "for /f %d in ('type temp03.txt') do echo wusa /uninstall /%d /quiet /norestart >>UNINSTALL.cmd" | out-null; & remove-item temp01.txt, temp02.txt, temp03.txt; exit"